Early goals, Varlamov’s 44 saves lift Avs past CBJ, 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jarome Iginla, Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene scored in the first 10 minutes, and Semyon Varlamov made 44 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The shutout was Varlamov’s fifth of the season and the 18th of his NHL career.[…]

Landeskog leads Avs to 3-1 win over Penguins

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday night to halt the Penguins’ four-game winning streak. Jarome Iginla scored 13 seconds into the second period and Nathan MacKinnon, wearing a shield to protect his broken nose, added a[…]

Avalanche captain Landeskog, forward McLeod fined by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog and forward Cody McLeod were fined by the league for their actions in the waning seconds of a 3-1 loss to Minnesota on Saturday. Landeskog was fined $5,000 for a punch he threw at Wild forward Mikko Koivu as both players headed to their benches with[…]